Lineworker Apprentice - Military veterans preferred

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Defense Contracting


  full-time   employee

United States

About us

Job Purpose

Location: Beverly, Ma

Pay Rate: 33.45

The apprentice line classification is comprised of a candidate who has successfully completed the overhead pre-line school and the Field Assessment Test. This will determine if the employee has the ability to progress in the Overhead Lines Department. All other duties usually assigned to this classification.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Candidate must become proficient at climbing poles and working at heights.
  • Assist line crews, utilizing lineworker tools and equipment to set poles and construct transmission lines.
  • Observes, learns and performs duties of Line Worker 3/C under direct supervision.

Key Accountabilities

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:

  • Exposure to inclement weather and temperature extremes.
  • May be required to work a reasonable amount of planned and emergency overtime making available to supervisor an acceptable means of off-hour contact by telephone


NOTE: Final awarding of the jobs is contingent upon the applicants' successful completion of "Pre-Overhead Line School" and the Field Assessment Test.


  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English to communicate effectively with co-workers and supervisors.
  • Demonstrate a mechanical aptitude and ability to advance to Line Worker 1/C through progression process.
  • Be physically able bodied and must be able to operate safely all Company vehicles, tools and equipment.
  • Must be able to bend, lift and shovel dirt around poles.
  • Successful completion of pre-lineworker qualifying Company programs.
  • Must have and retain a valid motor vehicle operator's license, which does not restrict driving of off hours operations. Also, must obtain and retain a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with proper endorsements to operate all applicable Company equipment, pass DOT physical and system hoisting certificate.
  • Will be required to accept trouble shooters positions, including alternates, when qualified

More Information

Please be advised that due to the nature of this position, incumbents are subject to US Department of Transportation ("DOT") safety regulations.